Genuine M7 Bayonet (used)
Blade length: 6.8"
The M7 Bayonet is a bayonet that was used by the U.S. military for the M16 rifle, it can also be used for the AR-15 rifle. It was introduced in 1964, when the M16 entered service during the Vietnam War. M7 Bayonet and M8A1 Sheath The M7 is based on the older M6 bayonet for the M14 rifle. The most notable differences between the two are the diameter of the muzzle rings, and the locking mechanism. The M7's release mechanism is on the pommel, while the M6 has a spring-loaded lever near the guard that when depressed releases the bayonet. The M1--16 inch Long--was used on the M1 Garand/Springfield & the M1905 on the Carbine.